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New Initiative to Recycle Plastic Bread Bag Closures Launches in Australia

New Initiative to Recycle Plastic Bread Bag Closures Launches in Australia

PRESS RELEASE A recycling program for difficult to recycle plastic bread closures could be the best thing since sliced bread. Kwik Lok, the global leader in bread bag closures used to keep bread fresher for longer is partnering with TerraCycle to make all brands of bread bag closures nationally recyclable, for free, through the Bread Bag Closure Recycling Program.   Launched by Kwik Lok and global recycling...

Circular Fashion: Turning Old Clothes into Everything From New Cotton to Fake Knees

Circular Fashion: Turning Old Clothes into Everything From New Cotton to Fake Knees

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Authors: Catriona Vi Nguyen-Robertson, PhD Candidate, University of Melbourne and Nolene Byrne, Associate Professor, Deakin University. Australia has a fashion problem. More than 500,000 tonnes of clothing waste is sent to landfill each year. But a new way of recycling could redirect some of our unwanted...

20 Items That Should Be On Your Zero Waste List

20 Items That Should Be On Your Zero Waste List

If you’re keen to embrace a zero waste lifestyle (interchangeably called low waste lifestyle, low impact lifestyle, minimal waste lifestyle and waste-free lifestyle) here are the 20 things you will need to get started. Some of these you will already own, some you can borrow and others you will need to buy (to keep your...